Kings speedway team start new season

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Castleford ‘HG Aerospace’ Kings speedway team start their season in the Midland Development League with a home match on Friday evening.

They take on Milton Keynes at the Kings’ temporary home, EWR Raceway in Scunthorpe.

It is estimated Castleford’s fixture will start around 9pm. It follows a Premier League Cup match between Scunthorpe Scorpions and Sheffield Tigers which begins at 7.30pm.

Kings are providing affordable transport from Castleford to see both matches, departing 6pm. Anyone interested can contact Kings team manager Pete Hibberd via the club’s on-line contact form for further information regarding the cost of return travel and departure points.

The Kings line-up for the opening match has been confirmed. It is Liam Rumsey (captain), Lee Springthorpe, Max Clegg and Freddie Owen.

After Friday’s match, Kings have a long break to their next fixture when they take on Stoke Potters at Scunthorpe on May 17.